Fix Democracy First presents: The Democracy Rebellion

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies at UHeights
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7:00 PM, Friday, April 17, 2020
Location: UHeights (click for map)

Americans may be divided politically, but they are united on one thing – strong majorities of Democrats, Independents and Republicans want political reforms that will restore a government that works for average Americans and not wealthy special interests. But what many Americans don’t know is that citizen movements are turning the demand for reform into action. But now that vital story is being told in a new documentary called THE DEMOCRACY REBELLION, filmed and reported by veteran New York Times and PBS FRONTLINE correspondent Hedrick Smith.

THE DEMOCRACY REBELLION is the story of graphic personal portraits and compelling narratives of citizen heroes and reformers fighting for clean elections, voters rights, gerrymander reform and against dark money, Citizens United, and rigged elections. THE DEMOCRACY REBELLION offers success stories – models of reform, inspiration to action, and a compelling vehicle for spreading the word that People Power still works in today’s America.

Stay back after the film for a discussion. Guest Speakers include activists featured in the film: Cindy Black, now executive director of Fix Democracy First; and Linda Bock, top signature gatherer for I-735 and current board secretary for Fix Democracy First.

Fix Democracy First Education Fund is a nonprofit organization in Washington State working to inform, educate, and engage people and their communities around civic engagement and participation in democracy.

Accessibility: Wheelchair lift available at the SW entrance (off Brooklyn Ave). Max capacity of 550 lbs. Call UHeights staff for assistance at:  (206) 235-8567.

Read more about what to expect at the venue, including parking information HERE.

Release Year: 2020

Running Time: 55 mins

Director: Hedrick Smith

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